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T. C. Field Hockey Wins District Championship

October 20, 2017

The T. C. Williams High School field hockey team won the Gunston District Championship last night with a 4-0 victory over Mt. Vernon, extending their winning streak to 11 games. The Titans enter next week’s regional tournament as a No. 1 seed.

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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Celebrates 30th Anniversary

October 20, 2017

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority kicked off a celebration of 30 years as an organization at its board of directors meeting Oct. 18, recognizing the contributions of more than 50 employees who have served the entire three decades.

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RPCA Seeking Public Participation In Priority Budget Survey

October 20, 2017

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is seeking public input in preparation for the FY 2019 operating budget. In alignment with the approved Resource Allocation and Cost Recovery Policy, RPCA will carefully evaluate community values, utilizing a process known as Priority Based Budgeting. 

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Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Announces 2017 Best In Business Winners

October 19, 2017

Last night, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce handed out Best in Business Awards during an event at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The Chamber also honored Bill Blackburn of Home Grown Restaurant Group as the 2017 Business Leader of the Year. 

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Comcast Study Shows Families Overwhelmingly Want Dinnertime To Be Screen-Free

October 18, 2017

A new Comcast survey released today shows that parents across the country are almost unanimous in their belief that disconnecting from devices during mealtime improves family bonding, with nearly half (42%) not able to remember the last time their family had a device-free meal and some going so far as to disconnect their modems to stop their children’s Wi-Fi usage.

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Majority Of Virginians Believe Virginia Is Headed In The Right Direction And Approve Of Governor McAuliffe’s Leadership

October 18, 2017

A new poll released today by the Wason Center for Public Policy found that a majority of Virginians both approve of the job done by Governor McAuliffe and believe that Virginia is headed in the right direction.

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Crisis Intervention Team Recognizes Outstanding Work

October 18, 2017

The Alexandria Crisis Intervention Team  honored nine CIT members at its annual awards luncheon at police headquarters on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

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McAuliffe Named By Chesapeake Conservancy As 2017 Champion Of The Chesapeake

October 17, 2017

The Chesapeake Conservancy has named Governor Terry McAuliffe as one of the 2017 “Champions of the Chesapeake” for his successful protection of 1,000 natural and historic Virginia treasures and securing millions in federal funding for land conservation across the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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NVFS’ Healthy Families Alexandria Kicks Off 25-Year Anniversary With Family Picnic

October 16, 2017

More than 100 families, supporters, volunteers and staff members gathered at Ft. Ward Park on Oct. 6 to celebrate NVFS’ Healthy Families Alexandria program and its 25 years of service to and impact on families in the City of Alexandria.

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What If Your Children Couldn’t Eat At Home?

October 16, 2017

"Take a moment to close your eyes. Think about every race, every age, think about yourself. Think about if your kids couldn’t eat at home—or your nieces or nephews—think about it, if you were in that situation.

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